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Are you not considering Corsair H50 or H70? They are neat and doen't look bulky inside your case.
    
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get thermalright archon competes with the SA and D14 but no clearance issues it's the most efficient air cooler
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get thermalright archon competes with the SA and D14 but no clearance issues it's the most efficient air cooler
+1, this too
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get thermalright archon competes with the SA and D14 but no clearance issues it's the most efficient air cooler
Oh yeah, forgot about that one. That's excellent too.

What about the Prolimatech Armageddon?
post #15 of 20
the Armageddon as Dorkseid mentioned is a great cooler as well with some decent 140mm fans and is a good alternative to the archon and venemous-x if you have less cash
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What is the RAM clearance issue? Heat spreaders? What kind of RAM do you have, most of the time the (mostly useless) heat spreaders can be removed and you can carry on your merry way with a top end cooler.
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get thermalright archon competes with the SA and D14 but no clearance issues it's the most efficient air cooler
+1 to that. The Archon is guaranteed to clear every single type of RAM out there. Why? Because it doesn't even come close to the RAM modules themselves. So because of this, the Archon is smaller, but it makes up for that by height. All in all though, the Archon easily competes with any other high end air cooler. It is by far the most quiet cooler, and the idle temperatures are unbelievable. If you connect another TY-140 fan onto the Archon, the load temperatures will be on par if not better than the NH-D14 and the Silver Arrow.

Its something to consider.

BTW, I bought mine for about $80CAD from Memory Express. The extra TY-140 fan costs about $15 and the splitter cable for the fan is roughly $5. You can buy all of these from Memory Express.
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I just installed a new air cooler, it has dropped my cpu temps by at least 10 degrees celcius compared to the standard intel cooler can't wait to start overclocking with it! It's the Noctua NH-U12P. I think it's one of the more expensive air coolers, not sure though cause it was a gift. But yeah, definately better performance since I installed it.
    
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post #19 of 20
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I'm using Ripjaws.
I've already tried Silver Arrow and it didn't work.
It "kind of" fits by warping the motherboard.

And I wanna limit my budget to around $60.
I did look into the Archon, but I couldn't find anywhere that would sell it for less than $70(I even found a place that sells Silver Arrow for $68).
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Venomous X got my vote.

Good luck with your own decision.
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